This Week at APSU: First-ever 15K Entrepreneur Challenge, a ‘Zombie Prom’, Friendsgiving – Clarksville Online

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) College of Business is hosting its first Entrepreneurship Challenge 15K on Tuesday, November 15th from 5:00-7:00pm in Gentry Hall of the Kimbrough Building. This event is free and open to the public.

The Entrepreneurship Challenge is an idea competition with $15,000 in prizes awarded between the top three ideas submitted by APSU students who formed teams earlier this semester.

This will be the final pitch where six teams will pitch live to a panel of judges. Each team has 15 minutes to pose and answer questions during the forum.

“Zombie Prom” has arrived on campus

It’s still spooky season at the APSU Theater and Dance Department, and they’re about to throw a Zombie Prom! The show will be on November 17-19 at 7:30pm and November 18-19 at 2:00pm.

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Buy your tickets here.

Clarksville Children’s Choir Fall Concert

The Clarksville Arts Community Children’s Choir will perform in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature APSU singers.

WNDAACC Friendsgiving

The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center will host a Friends of the Center event from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the center in room Clement 120. This is a free event.

Nonprofit Day on November 17

Austin Peay State University’s Department of Sociology and Community Development is hosting its first non-profit day. Many nonprofit organizations will be on campus to meet with students Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in APSU’s Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Commissioner of operations on Friday

Veterans, active duty military and their families and all military-affiliated students can stop by the APSU Newton Military Family Resource Center for free groceries on Friday, November 18th from noon to 1:00 p.m.

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Amir Agarab: “It is the sky [Still] Mine continues

"There is the sky [Still] mine" By Amir Agarab in the new gallery of Austin P. State University.  (APSU)
“There is the sky [Still] Me” by Amir Agarab in the new gallery of Austin P State University. (APSU)

Professor Amir Agarab, professor of photography at Austin Peay State University, presents his works in “The Sky”. [Still] Me” runs through Dec. 9 at the new gallery on campus.

Agarb enjoys taking carefully composed conventional 2D photographs as well as unconventional work that pushes the usual definition of the medium. Light-encased photos in clear cube frames, tea-colored laser cyanotypes of cell phone photos, heavy composites that question the reliability of a photo, and works that take up space rather than just part of a wall. There are examples of his works. .

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His recent works are about physical spaces. He examines the similarities and differences that one encounters when moving. The work is also about finding peace, where one can stretch one’s imagination and place oneself wherever one wants. It’s about looking up when surrounded by the unfamiliar. According to Sohrab Sepehri, an Iranian poet, wherever I am is the sky [still] mine.”

There are several events related to this exhibition:

  • Agarab will present an artist talk about his work and creative practice on November 16 at 6:00 PM in Room 120 of the APSU Art + Design Building.
  • The reception and conversation of the gallery with relatives will start at noon on November 26 at the new gallery.
  • The exhibit will be open during Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk on December 1st from 5:00pm to 7:30pm.

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